International AIDS Society

World AIDS Day and AIDS 2014

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World AIDS Day Worldwide

A global conversation streamed over 24 hours live from the Melbourne studios featuring interviews with world leaders in science and medical research with expert commentary from the international community broadcasted by JOY FM on 1 December 2013.

For video highlights of the day and podcasts of interviews:

Activities in Melbourne

Online Photo Gallery

See photos of events in Melbourne on World AIDS Day weekend on aids2014.smugmug.com/World-AIDS-Day

World's largest World AIDS Day sign by YEAH

This World AIDS Day, YEAH (Youth Empowerment Against HIV/AIDS) wanted to make a bold statement. Spanning more than 30 metres and standing almost 4 metres high, the World's Largest World AIDS Day sign changed Melbourne's skyline over night.
Watch the video


Minister for Health's World AIDS Day 2013 Reception

AIDS 2014 Trailer

Interview with Aung Sang Suu Kyi by James Chau (CCTV News)

See also:

Media Coverage


30 November 2013
Be warned: the fight against AIDS is still far from won
Opinion piece by Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, AIDS 2014 International Chair, and Sharon Lewin, AIDS 2014 Local Co-Chair, first published on the Sydney Morning Herald


29 November 2013
Study reveals 20-year-high increase in new AIDS cases
Radio interview with Sharon Lewin, AIDS 2014 Local Co-Chair, for The World Today, ABC Australia


2 December 2013
Aung San Suu Kyi: Solidarity in the arms of a friend
Sydney Morning Herald

1 December 2013
AIDS 2014 – Australia’s legacy could be game changing
Star Observer

1 December 2013
Suu Kyi Boosts Fight Against HIV During Australia Visit
Voice of America

1 December 2013
Suu Kyi urges ‘freedom from fear’ on World AIDS Day

30 November 2013
World AIDS Day a chance to renew the fight

29 November 2013
Melbourne researchers and the hunt for a cure for AIDS
ABC News Australia

29 November 2013
One man's journey with HIV
ABC News Australia

28 November 2013
World AIDS Day Worldwide on Joy 94.9
Radio Info